Forristall, James Eugene.

Biography

(Forristall, Leo; Forrest, James; McMahon, Frank); b. January 18, 1906, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 2 years prior military service in the US Marines; Single; Electrician; CP November 1934; Received Passport# 363008 on January 22, 1937 which listed his address as 7  Bigelow (Brighton) Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Sailed February 7, 1937 aboard the Paris; Arrived in Spain on February 17, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN, Co. 2, Section 1, Group 1, Assistant Group Leader and Lincoln-Washington BN, Co. 1 through Aragon; Then to Artillery Reserve "Reinforcement Unit" stationed at Almansa,  4th Grupo, 35th Battery, 129th BDE, Anti-tank Battery; Returned to the US on February 9, 1939 aboard the Queen Mary; d. June 6, 1988.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Lincoln; Cadre; Voros-Jarama; RGASPI; L-W Tree Ancestry.   Code A
Photograph: James Forristall from a group Photograph at Jarama, ALBA, Paul Burns Collection